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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 04623
Date: 27 April 1894
Author: Harrison S. Morris[1]
Place: Philadelphia
Recipient: JW
Place: Paris
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P263
Document Type: TLS


THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS.

EDWARD H. COATES[2], PRESIDENT.
HENRY WHELEN, JR., TREASURER.
HARRISON S. MORRIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

PHILADELPHIA,

April 27, 1894. 189 [sic]

Mr. James McNeil [sic] Whistler,
110 rue du Bac, Paris, France.

My Dear Sir:-

Your esteemed favour[3] of March 4th last was punctually received, and it now gives me pleasure to forward to you by J. W. Hampton, Jr., & Co's Foreign Express the Temple Gold Medal which was awarded you by the Jury of the 63d Annual Exhibition[4] on February 12th, 1894. We also send you by the present mail a certificate of the award.

I trust that you may receive these in due course, and that you will accept with them our sincerest regards and thanks for the privilege of exhibiting your pictures.

Kindly acknowledge the receipt, and oblige,
Yours very truly,

H. S. Morris[5]

Mng. Dir.[6]


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Notes:

1.  Harrison S. Morris
Harrison Smith Morris (1856-1944), Directing Manager of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [more].

2.  EDWARD H. COATES
Edward Hornor Coates (1846-1921), President of the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts [more].

3.  Your esteemed favour
See #02691.

4.  63d Annual Exhibition
64th Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1894-1895. This was awarded for Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242).

5.  H. S. Morris
Signed by hand.

6.  Mng. Dir.
By hand.